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Be There Bedtime Stories

I use Skype all the time to keep in touch with relatives. My kids have several keepsake audiobooks from grandparents on their shelves. I travel for work and am often in a different time zone, so I can’t talk to my kids before bedtime. So the offerings from Be There Bedtime Stories sounded like they were right up my alley. The product is simple but very cool. Go to their site, pick a story (mostly geared towards children ages 3-8, andRead More ...

Winnie-the-Pooh {Activities!}

Your favorite little bear with a big appetite, Winnie-the-Pooh, will be tumbling into theaters along with his Hundred Acre Wood pals, Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo, Christopher Robin, and last but not least, Eeyore! Walt Disney Animation Studios will release the hand-drawn children’s movie inspired by three classic A.A. Milne stories on July 15th. Here’s a cute trailer in Spanish! Get ready to introduce your niño to your old friend Pooh with these fun activities! Pook-A-Looz Pencil Toppers PoohRead More ...

2011 Summer Family Movies

Summertime means school is out and movies are in! While the sunny weather is good for plenty of outdoor activities, movies offer a fun indoor option when you need a break from the heat. Check out these family flicks in a theater near you. In Theaters Winnie the Pooh Release Date: July 15 Description: Sweet-as-honey adventures from the Hundred Acre Wood are coming to a theater near you with Disney’s new movie “Winnie the Pooh.” Inspired by three classic A.A.Read More ...

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules {Giveaway}

“Greg Heffley is about to learn that there may be something scarier than middle school – his own family” The Heffley brothers are back in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules on Blu-ray and DVD. The film is the second installment based on the best-selling books, and is packed with hilarity as the brothers continue to find their way through these difficult tween and teen years. Except this time, middle school was not as bad, and Rodrick proved toRead More ...

Books & Libros: Juan Verdades {Giveaway}

As a lover of legends and folktales, I am excited to start sharing longer, more complex stories with my growing son. Juan Verdades: The Man Who Couldn’t Tell a Lie is a perfect book for the transition from simplistic children’s stories to intricate tales with more than one character. In this beautifully illustrated book, a ranchero (Don Ignacio) makes a bet that his capataz – ranch hand – is incapable of telling a lie, which is why he trusts himRead More ...

Ocean in a Bottle {Printable Activity Sheet}

Objective: Have fun creating an “ocean in a bottle” craft while teaching beach-themed vocabulary. This activity also offers the opportunity to use comparative adjectives as your child observes differences between their “mini-Ocean” and a beach they may have visited in real life. Ocean in a Bottle – El Océano Materials needed: • plastic water or soda bottles, • blue or green food coloring, • baby oil or vegetable oil, tiny shells, • sparkles or gold glitter for sand. 1. FillRead More ...

The Lion King Father’s Day Activities {Printables}

Ever since my daughter started watching movies, I’ve been wanting her to watch The Lion King and couldn’t find a copy anywhere. She’s seen the show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, as well as at Disney on Ice and watched many clips on You Tube. She’s already familiar with Simba and can’t recognize some of the songs. Come September 16th, she will be able to finally watch the whole film on the big screen and in 3D! Not only that, butRead More ...

Sports Illustrated Kids: 3D Sports Blast {Giveaway}

Between my sports loving family and my passion for photography, the fun started as soon as we opened the book Sports Illustrated Kids:  3D Sports Blastand put on our 3d glasses. It certainly is an “in your face” experience starting with three dimensional karate chops and basketball dunks taken by stereographer David Klutho. Now, when I think of a 3D experience it usually means a backdrop with one or two giant images popping off the screen or page. In thisRead More ...

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Spanish Book Review: El Viaje de Magélica {Giveaway}

As a mother of two and a Kindergarten teacher, I often wonder about the imagination of children and if it is being fostered enough. We Read more ...

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Super Adventure –Review {Giveaway}

I loved watching Enzo’s face as he watched Super Mickey Mouse and his friends, Wonder Minnie, Super Power Pup, Super Good , Dynamo Read more ...

Las Posadas Craft: Make Your Own Farolitos

Disclosure: As a participant in the Walmart Moms Program, I’ve received product samples and compensation for my time and efforts in Read more ...

Ingenio Smart Play Pad (Interactive Learning Toy)

Ingenio’s Smart Play Pad is one of those toys your child will love tapping to discover new sounds that make up letters, colors, and Read more ...

Multilingual Christmas App: Pango en Navidad

You might remember Pango, the adorable blue raccoon, from our previous review of Pango Imaginary Car. Developer Studio Pango has just Read more ...

Sending Navidad Greetings with Hallmark Go Cards

I am part of the Windows Champions Program. As a Windows Champion on behalf of SpanglishBaby, I am loaned a laptop, and, on occasion, Read more ...

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